I have begun to theme everyday of the week into something that is related to health and wellness. Things that relate to mind, body, and spirit. I named Sundays as sacred, not just for spiritual purposes, but I feel like Sunday is such a valuable day. Many of us feel that this is the beginning … Continue reading Sacred Sunday
What is a Hand Analysis? A hand analysis was done for me by the wonderful Jayne Sanders and it was absolutely fascinating! The theory is, and it has been scientifically researched and proven, is that we are all born destined for certain things. Certain personality traits. This isn’t a palm reading. You don’t find out … Continue reading Letting Go-A True Gift
Why would you ever want to own a fitness studio? Answer. Because I’m stupid! Nah. I love my studio more than most people love their kids. I can say that because I don’t have kids. This is my baby. Everything in that place is me. My dream and my vision. My vision to help others … Continue reading I’M NOT DOING IT!!!!!
I am sure I am not the only person who’s been stuck in certain situations. Certain emotions. By stuck I mean no matter what you try, you cannot relieve yourself from what you are feeling. Traumatic events can cause us to sometimes go into a frozen state. Even the smallest decision feels like a huge … Continue reading Unsticking in Stickiness
Saturday was my second-time sky diving and I am telling you, there is no feeling like it in the world! I was incredibly nervous though. Not for the jump, although I do I always get nervous for that. No. I was nervous for the landing. You see the first time that I jumped I completely … Continue reading Free Fallin’
During my time in Norway, when we were away from much of civilization and disconnected from my life in the US, I really had time to think about what the word connection truly means. Pilates has helped me to really connect to every area of my life, mind, body and spirit. And from there, the … Continue reading Let’s Connect!
It’s a common word you’ll hear in Pilates and Yoga. So what does this mean in Pilates? In training it is emphasized over and over how important it is to seamlessly move from one exercise to the next. To flow. We are taught that each exercise should have a definitive starting and end point. The … Continue reading Go with the Flow: Another Pilates Principle
After learning some basic Pilates moves and checking out the different types of equipment, I was introduced to the Pilates Chair. It’s a simple hollow wooden box with a cushion on top. It has poles on either side with handholds for stepping up and maintaining form. There is a moveable padded pedal extending out from … Continue reading The Pilates Chair
September is National Suicide Awareness month. Which is why I write this blog. Suicide usually comes down to real mental health states in dealing with depression and anxiety. People usually remain silent in their battles as they do still have a stigma with them. Exercise, nutrition and reiki have been the cornerstones to helping me … Continue reading Suicide Awareness Month
I recently took my first Pilates class. Basic moves and information were all I was prepared to handle when I met with Melissa, the owner of the studio, for a one-hour private session. If you’re like me, there is some confusion when you walk into a Pilates studio and see actual equipment taking up floor … Continue reading Pilates Class: Through the Eyes of a “Newbie”